It’s been widely reported that Hindu leaders have urged Lindsay Lohan to take a swim in the Ganges to cleanse herself of her personal problems.
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed says that she “should make use of her trip to India to rediscover herself by spending some time in an ashram and taking a dip in the holy Ganges. It is believed that bathing in the sacred Ganges purifies one of all sin, and its water, if taken daily, confers immortality.” Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, points out that an ashram stay would also help bring Lohan “tranquility, spirituality and serenity”.
She’s just landed in India to work with the BBC on a documentary but its exact content seem to be somewhat unclear…human trafficking? Poverty? We’ll let you know.
It’s interesting to note that she’s working with the BBC after its own standards board recently ruled that crude jokes made on one of their shows about her sexuality and her relationship with Samantha Ronson reinforced negative lesbian stereotypes and constituted “institutional indecency.” I’m personally glad that they took some responsibility. Just in case anyone was interested…